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Five questions for Sherri Lynn Wood

Sherri Lynn Wood is the keynote speaker at this year’s Quilters Take Manhattan, the Quilt Alliance’s annual fundraising event in New York City. Also speaking at the Saturday, September 16 Main Event at the Fashion Institute of Technology will be Merikay Waldvogel and Michael A. Cummings. Women of Color Quilters Network founder Carolyn L. Mazloomi will […]

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Quilt Stories collected at Not Fade Away 2015

The 2015 Not Fade Away conference was held in Herndon, Virginia. The event was co-hosted by the Quilt Alliance and the Sacred Threads Exhibit. Marin Hanson, curator at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, gave the keynote address, and invited several quilters, including eQuilter.com co-founder and president Luana Rubin to share their stories about [...]

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Voices Contest sneak peak from Margaret Cibulsky, our 2016 Handi Quilter Grand Prize Winner

The 2017 Quilt Alliance contest is underway and we are receiving some lovely entries from longtime members and those new to the organization. Entries last year addressed the theme Playing Favorites and submissions featured favorite techniques, color palettes, concepts, materials and even favorite people and animals. This year's contest theme is Voices and we are [...]

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Industry pros Mark Lipinski and Marianne Fons shared special quilts at QTM 2016

Quilters Take Manhattan is the Quilt Alliance's annual fundraising event held at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in the heart of the Garment District in New York City. Every September since 2011, quilt world stars like Marianne Fons, Denyse Schmidt, Jennifer Chiaverini, Hollis Chatelain, Amy Butler, Ricky Tims and Kaffe Fassett have shared their [...]

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Inspired Giving: Artist/Collector Perspective

In this second post in our series Inspired Giving, you’ll hear from three Quilt Alliance board members who have both donated quilts to our annual auction and purchased quilts for their personal collection made by other artists. Allie Aller, Meg Cox and Lisa Ellis have each donated multiple quilts to the Quilt Alliance’s annual contest, exhibition […]

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Annual Quilt Auction Is Underway!

The Quilt Alliance presents a contest, exhibition and auction of small wall quilts every year. This key fundraiser supports our mission of documenting, preserving and sharing the history of quilts and their makers, and is an important opportunity to showcase and record the work of quilters in the U.S. and all over the world.Thank you […]

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